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Related to exemplary damages: general damages, actual damages, nominal damages, punitive action, Special damages
(Law) law damages awarded to a plaintiff above the value of actual loss sustained so that they serve also as a punishment to the defendant and a deterrent to others
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|Noun||1.||exemplary damages - (law) compensation in excess of actual damages (a form of punishment awarded in cases of malicious or willful misconduct)|
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
amends, damages, indemnification, redress, restitution, indemnity - a sum of money paid in compensation for loss or injury
double damages - twice the amount that a court would normally find the injured party entitled to
treble damages - three times the amount that a court would normally find the injured party entitled to
pl (Jur) über den verursachten Schaden hinausgehende Entschädigung, → Bußgeld nt